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Families, officials look for solutions to curbing gang violence, membership (Kinston, NC): Tynishia Cotton, 14, of Kinston knows people who are involved in gangs. She knows what gangs are and that gangs are becoming a problem for Kinston.
Source: Kinston Free Press    Date: January 29, 2006

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Gang plots border attack (Washington, DC): Members of a violent international gang working for drug cartels in Central and South America are planning coordinated attacks along the U.S. border with Mexico, according to a Department of Homeland Security document obtained by the Daily Bulletin.
Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin    Date: January 29, 2006

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Anti-gang group takes 2006 to task (Long Beach, CA): A mobile library strategy that takes books to youths from the city's east to west side. More than 20 at-risk teenagers with internships at local businesses. A weeklong cable television campaign addressing gangs and their impact on the community.
Source: Press-Telegram    Date: January 29, 2006

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Teen killed in apparent gang-related shooting (Los Angeles, CA): A 17-year-old boy was fatally shot on the porch of a South Los Angeles home Friday night, authorities said.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: January 29, 2006

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$400 lap dance trips up counterfeiting ring (California) : It was a three-hour lap dance and a stripper with a nose for money that finally led to the counterfeiters' undoing. Fifteen people have been indicted in the ongoing investigation.
Source: Los Angeles Times    Date: January 29, 2006

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Program to aid teens has new life (Lancaster, CA): A much-lauded program that provided intensive counseling and mentoring to troubled teens but fell victim to budget cuts will return to the Antelope Valley after a three-year absence.
Source: The Daily News of Los Angeles    Date: January 29, 2006

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City wants to make a point of helping troubled youth (Oceanside, CA): Clusters of three to five churches would "adopt" five targeted neighborhoods to help stem gang violence under a proposed Ten-Point Plan that the City Council will consider Wednesday.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: January 28, 2006

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Suspects held in shooting in Elgin (Elgin, IL): Members of rival gangs shot at each other Friday morning as they raced through streets in Elgin. A gunshot from the outburst of gang activity broke a Daily Herald employee’s car windows and passed through the car as she drove to work.
Source: Daily Herald    Date: January 28, 2006

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Eight evacuees arrested, three sought in Houston deaths (Houston, TX): Police have arrested eight Hurricane Katrina evacuees and are seeking three others in a series of gang-related offenses, including 11 murders, that are part of a spike in post-Katrina crime.
Source: The Dallas Morning News    Date: January 28, 2006

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City meets with gang watchers (Porterville, CA): Members of the Christian neighborhood watch program Gang Watchers met Friday with city and law enforcement officials to discuss gangs and gang violence in Porterville.
Source: The Porterville Recorder    Date: January 28, 2006

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Police step up anti-gang patrols in Lynn (Lynn, MA): An increased police presence greeted Lynn Tech students leaving school Friday, as the city moved to clamp down on gang activity after two days of violence.
Source: The Daily Item     Date: January 28, 2006

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Five members of notorious gang nabbed (Texas): Five gang members from an international crime syndicate linked to threats against Border Patrol agents were arrested this week in Texas, according to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
Source: The Sun    Date: January 27, 2006

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Beating spurs city loitering measure (Milwaukee, WI): In the wake of the beating of a man last month by a gang of youths, a Milwaukee City Council committee has endorsed a proposed ordinance that would allow police to ticket people who loiter in a menacing fashion.
Source: The Capital Times    Date: January 27, 2006

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Agencies unite to curb gangs, violent crime (Nampa, ID): Treasure Valley law enforcement agencies unveiled a joint task force Thursday that has targeted gangs and violent crime since October, netting 70 arrests, 48 illegal or stolen guns, more than 3 pounds of methamphetamine, 15 pounds of marijuana, 1,618 marijuana plants and a pipe bomb.
Source: Idaho Statesman    Date: January 27, 2006

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Two reputed Bloods arrested (Yonkers, NY): Police Gang Unit members backed up by officers from the Third Precinct arrested three men Wednesday, two of them described as members of the notorious Bloods street gang.
Source: The Journal News    Date: January 27, 2006

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Oceanside seeks new anti-gang plan (Oceanside, CA): The City Council wants a new, "10 point" plan to deal with gangs. The council acted yesterday after members of an audience of 100 told it that gang violence is increasing in their communities.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: January 27, 2006

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Cops target street gang (Danbury, CT): A 15-month investigation into a shooting at a city housing project has provided police with valuable information about the structure of a dangerous street gang.
Source: The News-Times    Date: January 27, 2006

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Gang prevention is program's topic of concern (Escondido, CA): Danny Perez, a soccer league official, thought his younger brother was doing well in school until police called to say the brother was in a gang and selling drugs.
Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune    Date: January 26, 2006

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Fort Lee police seek more gang awareness (Fort Lee, NJ): The signs of gang activity are everywhere if you know where to look, a retired Bergen County Sheriff's Department detective told about 80 parents, teachers and students.
Source: The Record    Date: January 26, 2006

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Slaying victim ID'd, tied to gang (Oakland, CA): A man fatally shot Saturday night in what police believe was a gang-related attack has been identified as Reuben Aviles of Oakland.
Source: Inside Bay Area    Date: January 26, 2006

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